The local public schools around Fort Hamilton are very good and safe. Elementary Schools have a Magnet System, where parents are able to select a school based on the child's interests. The New York City Department of Education is the largest public school system in the United States. With the assistance of the Fort Hamilton School Liaison Office and the following information, you will be able to find the right school for your children.
You may choose to enroll your children in public, private or parochial schools throughout New York City. There are numerous schools close to Fort Hamilton that offer quality education to children of all grades, but you are not necessarily constrained to schools closest to the garrison.
The enrollment process for public schools varies depending on the grade and program. Families registering children in elementary schools may register at the school directly. When registering high school students you should call the School as it may be necessary to register at an enrollment office. Enrollment Offices are located in each district. The best advice is to do your research and contact the Fort Hamilton School Liaison Office. Schools vary in size, age of facility, and programs offered. There are a number of official and unofficial websites that will give you the opportunity to research any school you are considering.
Schools vary in student population size from very small (100) to extremely large (4,000+). There are many specialized high schools available that offer students with a particular interest or talent the opportunity to obtain a unique high school education directly related to their interest.
Fort Hamilton is located in District 20, Brooklyn.